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Are Mothers Really Necessary? (7 Parts)

Synopsis
Focuses on the work of child psychiatrist John Bowlby. Raises such questions as Why do we want children? What role do fathers play in family life? What causes criminal behaviour and child abuse? Explores such issues as children in hospital; children who run away from home; the moral and practical dilemmas of mothers serving prison sentences; working mothers; emotional and mental disturbance in young people.
Language
English
Medium
Video; 2 videocassettes. VHS. col. 7 x 26 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
Sale
Documentation
'Are Mothers Really Necessary?' a book by Bob Mullan, is available separately.
Uses
Secondary schools, further and higher education, INSET.
Subjects
Psychology
Keywords
behaviour; behavioural psychology; Bowlby, John (1907-1990); children

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Phone
023 8023 6806
Fax
023 8023 6816
Address
Southampton
SO14 0PZ
Notes
latest leaflets rec’d 9/95 (same as 11/93)

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